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Pecan Sesame Chicken with Red Pepper Sauce

Pecan Sesame Chicken with Red Pepper Sauce

  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • sesame oil for cooking
  • green onions for garnish

 

1

Put flour in a separate container, whip your eggs and place in another container, pulse pecans to a fine powder and place in with the bread crumbs and sesame seeds and place in third container. Pound out the chicken breast flat and cut into medallions. Dredge through the flour, then eggs and bread crumbs.

2

Cook in hot untoasted sesame oil until golden brown on both sides. Garnish with green onions and serve with the red pepper sauce. Serves two people

Red Pepper Sauce

Warm in a sauce pan for a few minutes and serve as a dipping sauce.

3

Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pecans & Avocado Dressing

Spinach Salad

  • 1 bunch of baby spinach
  • 1 cup pecans caramelized
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

Wash, rinse and dry spinach. Cut pecans in half, heat butter and brown sugar in a small skillet and stir until caramel in color. Add the pecans and continue to stir until they ar coated. Remove pecans and set on a flat surface to cool. Slice the grapes in half. Toss the spinach, cheese, grapes and pecans together in a large bowl and serve with dressing.

Avocado Dressing

  • 1 ripe hass avocado
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Mix all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. The dressing will be thick. If you want it more fluid add more water.

 

 

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